Curry Leaf Rice

Curry Leaf Rice

Basmati Rice – 2 cups
Salt – as needed
Turmeric Powder – a pinch

Curry Leaves – about 1 cup
Urad Dal – 2 tblsp
Channa Dal – 1 tblsp
Garlic – 1 clove
Dry Red Chillies – 5
Peppercorns – 5
Coconut – 2 tblsp

For seasoning:
hing- a pinch
Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
Oil – 2 tblsp

How to make:
Cook the rice with required salt and a pinch of turmeric powder and keep aside. Dry roast the dals, garlic, peppercorns, dry red chillies and coconut till it turns golden brown on low flame. Add the curry leaves and fry everything on low flame till the leaves turn crisp and cool them. Grind everything to a powder and keep aside. Heat oil in a pan and do the tempering with mustards seeds and hing. add the cooked rice and the ground curry leaf powder and fry for 2 min on slow flame. Serve hot with Raitha.

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